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COE faculty member writes feature article for national publication

Karin Fisher, Ph.D.


Karin Fisher, Ph.D.
, assistant professor in the Department of Elementary and Special Education, published an article in the April 2019 edition of Technology & Engineering Teacher. “ESSA, Students with Disabilities, and Robotics,” was the feature article in the publication. Fisher explains how the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) provides funding to states and school districts that can be earmarked to increase participation in informal learning environments for underrepresented students. According to ESSA, support can be provided to partner with nonprofits such as FIRST robotics, which offers four different science and technology, mentor-based programs to K-12 students. Fisher details the supports programs can offer students with disabilities as well as next steps needed to make the program successful in schools.

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